ocean

Jun. 27/13

Scientists have discovered a diverse multitude of microbes colonizing and thriving on flecks of plastic that have polluted the oceans—a vast new human-made flotilla of microbial communities that they have dubbed the "plastisphere."

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Sep. 15/12
Location: 
Mangrove Bay
Somserset
Somerset
Bermuda
32° 18' 14.0976" N, 64° 51' 54.3996" W
Calling All Ocean Heroes – Let’s Take Action!   September 15th is KBB's Annual Island-Wide Marine Clean Up Day. Join voulenteers and divers from  Keep Bermuda Beautiful, Bermuda Ocean Explorers, Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda Sub-Aqua Club and Bermuda Marine Debris Taskforce, as we come together to clean up Mangrove Bay.   This event is going to take place at Mangrove Bay in Somerset on  Saturday, September 15, starting at 10:00 a.m. and ending at 1:00 p.m. MORE
Aug. 12/12

The United Nations has launched a new "Oceans Compact" to combat pollution, over-fishing and rising sea levels.

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today launched a new initiative to protect the oceans and the people whose livelihoods depend on it, and called on countries to work together to achieve a more sustainable management of this precious resource and address the threats it is currently facing.

"The seas and oceans host some of the most vulnerable and important ecosystems on Earth, but the diversity of life they host is under ever-increasing strain," Mr. MORE

Jun. 15/12

World leaders have made pitiful progress on their guarantee to protect global oceans from overfishing and other threats.

In a paper published today (Friday 15th June) in Science, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and world renowned researchers have reviewed commitments made by governments to protect the world's oceans and shown that there has been little success over the past 20 years.

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Jun. 23/12
Location: 
Hamilton, Bermuda
Front Street
Hamilton HM11
Bermuda
32° 17' 30.4764" N, 64° 47' 8.5236" W

 

Join Bermuda Ocean Explorers on their 1st Annual Sunset Cruise on Saturday, June 23rd aboard the 70’ Ubervida party catamaran.

Meet at the #1 Shed Dock on Saturday, June 23rd at 6:30 p.m. for 7:00 p.m. departure for 3 hours on the ocean featuring cash bar, dinner, music, live entertainment, dancing and free giveaways.

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May. 09/12

Sharp increase of small plastic debris in the 'Garbage Patch' could have ecosystem-wide consequences.

A 100-fold upsurge in human-produced plastic garbage in the ocean is altering habitats in the marine environment, according to a new study led by a graduate student researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.

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Feb. 13/12

In the spirit of Valentine's Day, Project AWARE was pondering the many ways we love you - the passionate ocean advocate. We're so thrilled to be partners with you in this global movement to protect the ocean. We realize that the ocean loves and provides for us in so many ways too. This year, why not express our love for the ocean on Valentine's Day?

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Jan. 12/12

Today, the Obama Administration released a National Ocean Policy action plan to address the most pressing challenges facing ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources. MORE

Date: 
Feb. 04/12
Location: 
Mission Point
2600 Bayside Lane
SAN DIEGO, CA 92109
United States
32° 45' 37.1592" N, 117° 14' 49.8516" W

                    HOUSE OF SCUBA PRESENTS

PROJECT AWARE BEACH & UNDERWATER CLEAN UP!!!

       House of SCUBA is very enthusiastic about promoting S.A.F.E and clean diving!  Our 2012 commitment is to bring back at least one piece of trash with every dive.

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Date: 
Mar. 01/12
Location: 
PLayas del Coco, Costa Rica
main street Rich Coast Diving
Playas del Coco 5019
Costa Rica
10° 36' 23.832" N, 85° 39' 37.44" W

SEE OUR SEA

4 days of Ocean information, in favor of the sharks and turtles, with help from all local organizations & the artist Carlos Hiller.  Together we will try to collect money for Mision Tiburon so they can tag all the Bull Sharks at the Bat islands.

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